It is not difficult to create one of Vietnamese Dish Recipes like Chinese Sticks (Quẩy). Serving with congee is our favorite choice, especially in cold days.
Chinese sticks (Quẩy)
Winter is coming really soon. Enjoy one hot congee bowl with Chinese sticks (Quẩy) is never a bad choice. Trust me; you will addict this food. When you feel free, follow my instruction below and let us start making one of amazing Vietnamese Dish Recipes right now.
500g whole wheat flour
5g baking soda
5g ammonia powder
100ml water to mix baking soda and ammonia powder together.
Step 1: Mix whole wheat flour with salt, sugar together in one clean bowl.
Step 2: Mix 5g ammonia powder with 50ml water. Mix 5g baking soda with 50ml water left. Then pour one by one into mixture whole wheat flour in step 1. Use wood spoon to stir gently. Next, pour slowly 250ml water into this mixture. Do not stop stirring when pouring. Knead well until this flour become smooth like photo below.
Step 3: Use nylon food bag to cover it carefully, wait in 30 minutes and then continue kneading in 4 – 5 minutes. Cover again in 45 – 60 minutes. From my experiences, here is the most important step to create one of fantastic Vietnamese Dish Recipes like this one.
Step 4: Separate flour mixture in step 3 into 2 equal parts. Use wood pestle to roll into thin layer with length about 10 – 12 cm and thickness about 1,2 – 1,5 cm. Wait more 10 minutes.
Step 5: Repeat process in step 4 and then use knife to cut them into long pieces.
Step 6: Use big chopstick (soaked into cold water) to press 4 long lines around flour stick in step 5. Repeat until you finish all flour sticks.
Step 7: Heat the pan (use small heat), add oil into pan (make sure it will cover all flour sticks). Then, add sticks and fry until they turn brown yellow and bloom doubly.
Step 8: After that, put them on plate added paper napkin to absorb wasted oil.
Finally, you can bring these sticks to serve with congee or even with Phở noodles. They will bring a fantastic flavor in your mouth. Hope you will love one of amazing Vietnamese Dish Recipes like this one. Good luck for your cooking and have a good appetite with family.